Economy

‘It might even be fun’: Bank of England set to publish first book demystifying UK economy
UK economy

‘It might even be fun’: Bank of England set to publish first book demystifying UK economy

A Bank of England project will use proceeds from book sales to improve economic literacy in schools across the country

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry
Business

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry

Freeports may be very big news for big business, but the benefits of these duty-free hubs will be limited.

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

A 15 per cent NHS pay rise and a £15 minimum wage are not only fair, they would help fulfil the promises made at the last election, writes Paddy Bettington of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class).

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?
pensions

Pension triple lock: What is it and how does it affect me?

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?
JK Wright

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?

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What would a global switch to cryptocurrency mean for vulnerable people?
Money

What would a global switch to cryptocurrency mean for vulnerable people?

Rishi Sunak says Brits should be ‘grateful’ for austerity as he all but confirms universal credit cut
Social Justice

Rishi Sunak says Brits should be ‘grateful’ for austerity as he all but confirms universal credit cut

To get out of the economic crisis, we need vision
Opinion

To get out of the economic crisis, we need vision

After Brexit and Covid, services will be just as vital as manufacturing
Opinion

After Brexit and Covid, services will be just as vital as manufacturing

England faces £1.7 billion hit from public sector pay freeze, TUC claims
Employment

England faces £1.7 billion hit from public sector pay freeze, TUC claims

John Bird: The answers lie in the ground beneath our feet
Opinion

John Bird: The answers lie in the ground beneath our feet

Household income has ground to a halt despite a rise in employment
Employment

Household income has ground to a halt despite a rise in employment

UK wages won’t double until 2099
Employment

UK wages won’t double until 2099